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a·demp·tion

 (ə-dĕmp′shən)
n.
The failure of certain property to be passed on by will because such property is no longer owned by the testator or because the testator nullified the legacy by some act subsequent to the making of the will.

[Latin adēmptiō, adēmptiōn-, a taking away, from adēmptus, past participle of adimere, to take away : ad-, ad- + emere, to buy, take; see em- in Indo-European roots.]

ademption

(əˈdɛmpʃən)
n
(Law) property law the failure of a specific legacy, as by a testator disposing of the subject matter in his lifetime
[C16: from Latin ademptiōn- a taking away, from adimere to take away, take to (oneself), from ad- to + emere to buy, take]
Translations

ademption

n (Jur) → Wegfall m (eines Vermächtnisses)
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